This list of movies about adoption or the process of adopting children is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about adopted kids and family are at the top of the list. There are both comedy and drama movies on this list of movies about adoption and foster care. A few of these films are even based on a true story. The films on this list are the most famous adoption movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these adoption movie titles for more information about the films.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best adoption movies?" and "What is the greatest adoption movie of all time?"
Various bits of information are included with these popular adoption movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these adoption movies on Netflix or other streaming serviee, these good adoption movies can be enjoyed no matter what. Be sure to check back for new movies about adoption when they are released and added to the list.
Directed by: Sean AndersInstant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and... more
Directed by: John Lee HancockThe Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and... more
LionDev Patel, Rooney Mara
Directed by: Garth DavisLion is a 2016 Australian-American-British drama film directed by Garth Davis and written by... more
Directed by: Danny DeVitoMatilda is a 1996 American fantasy comedy children's film directed and narrated by Danny... more
Directed by: Charles ShyerBaby Boom is a 1987 comedy film starring Diane Keaton. The film also launched a subsequent... more
Directed by: Stephen GyllenhaalLosing Isaiah is a 1995 American drama film starring Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, directed... more
Directed by: Jonathan KaplanImmediate Family is a 1989 drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan. It stars Glenn Close and... more
Directed by: Helen HuntThen She Found Me is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Helen Hunt. The screenplay... more
Directed by: John HustonAnnie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same... more
Directed by: Ivan ReitmanTwins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who... more
Directed by: Frank PerryMommie Dearest is a 1981 American biographical drama film about Joan Crawford, starring Faye... more
Directed by: Rodrigo GarcíaMother and Child is an American drama film directed and written by Rodrigo García. It... more
Directed by: Steven SpielbergA.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film... more
Directed by: Woody AllenMighty Aphrodite is a 1995 romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The... more
Directed by: Nicole HolofcenerLovely and Amazing is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole... more
Directed by: Jim Field SmithButter is a 2011 comedy film directed by Jim Field Smith, from a screenplay by Jason Micallef,... more
Directed by: Gillies MacKinnonA Simple Twist of Fate is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The... more
Directed by: Mike LeighSecrets & Lies is a 1996 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Led by an... more
Directed by: Richard PearceA Family Thing is a 1996 film starring Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones and Irma P. Hall. It... more
Directed by: Dennis DuganBig Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler.... more
Directed by: Daisy von Scherler MayerMadeline is a 1998 live-action film adaptation of the book series by Ludwig Bemelmans,... more
Directed by: Peter SvatekBaby for Sale is a 2004 television film that was premiered on the Lifetime Network on 12 July... more
Directed by: Márta MészárosAdoption is a 1975 Hungarian drama film directed by Márta Mészáros. It tells the story of a... more
Off and RunningAvery Klein-Cloud
Directed by: Nicole OpperOff and Running is a 2010 documentary film written by Avery Klein-Cloud and directed by Nicole...
Directed by: Rod HardyDecember Boys is an Australian 2007 drama film directed by Rod Hardy and written by Marc... more